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Toru Shimada

Toru Shimada, Japanese biology professor. Member of Entomological Society Japn, Japan Heterocerists' Society, Japan Society Sanitary Zoology, Society Evolutionary Studies, Japan, Japanese Society Applied Entomology and Zoology, Japanese Society Wild Silkmoths, Molecular Biology Society Japan, Japanese Society Sericultural Science (Medal for Promotion of Sericultural Science 1993).

Background

  • Shimada, Toru was born on May 31, 1959 in Tokyo. Son of Shoichi and Fumiko Shimada.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Agrobiology, University Tokyo, 1982. Master of Science in Agrobiology, University Tokyo, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy in Agrobiology, University Tokyo, 1987.

    Career

    • Research resident department cellular immunology National Institutes of Health, Tokyo, 1987-1988, Research entomologist department medical entomology, 1988-1990. Research associate faculty agriculture University Tokyo, 1988, assistant professor department agrobiology, 1990—1995, associate professor department agricultural and environmental biology, 1995—2004, professor, since 2004.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member of Entomological Society Japn, Japan Heterocerists' Society, Japan Society Sanitary Zoology, Society Evolutionary Studies, Japan, Japanese Society Applied Entomology and Zoology, Japanese Society Wild Silkmoths, Molecular Biology Society Japan, Japanese Society Sericultural Science (Medal for Promotion of Sericultural Science 1993).

    Personality

    Interests

    Playing trombone.

    Connections

    • father: Shoichi Shimada
    • mother: Fumiko Shimada
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    Born May 31, 1959
    (age 58)
    Nationality
    • 1982
      University Tokyo
    • 1984
      University Tokyo
    • 1987
      University Tokyo
    • 1987 - 1988
      Research resident, department cellular immunology National Institutes of Health
      Tokyo, Japan
    • 1988 - 1990
      Research resident, department cellular immunology National Institutes of Health
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